North Co. Antrim Wreck List
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Vessel Type:

Fleetwood Steam Trawler

Location:Co. Antrim
Date of Loss:11th January 1910Place:Larrybane Bay
Cause of Loss:Struck reefBoat Dive from:Ballintoy
Charted Depth:20mIrish O.S. Map:Discovery Series No. 5
Height of Wreck:4mAdmiralty Chart No:2798
Hull Material:SteelLatitude (approx.):55° 14' 45" North
Type of Seabed:Sand & small rocksLongitude (approx.):06° 20' 35" West
Average Visibility:3 - 8mConvert Lat. & Long. to -Decimal - CLICK HERE
No image available.Diving Experience:Very Experienced
Diving Information:
  • Hull plating starting to fall off its framework.
  • Inshore, the tide is negligible, but further off-shore the current can run up to 4 knots.
Historical Information:
  • Built in 1903 by the Goole Shipbuilding Co., Goole, she grossed 214 tons and measured 35.05 x 6.40 x 3.50m. Powered by a 3 cylinder triple-expansion steam engine.
  • Owner was T.F. Kelsall, Fleetwood.
  • Stranded and wrecked in a stoem between Sheep Island and the Mainland.

Source Publications:

"Shipwreck Index of Ireland"
Richard & Bridget Larn
Lloyd's Register - Fairplay Ltd 2002 - ISBN: 1900839970

North Co. Antrim Wreck List

Last update - 27-Mar-2003

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